Josie Bahnke will take over as the head of Alaska’s Division of Elections after Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallot asked for the resignation of current Elections head Gail Fenumiai.
Nome’s role in the future of Arctic shipping was the main topic of discussion at the most recent Nome Port Commission meeting.
Nome Public Schools is again hoping a donation of of $150,000 from Sitnasuak Native Corporation will fund JROTC; if that doesn’t happen, the district may be forced to eliminate the program.
The research vessel Sikuliaq docked in Nome on July 21 and opened its doors to local visitors, who had the chance to learn about the ship’s upcoming missions.
Wales is creating a polar bear patrol with help from the Alaska Nanuuq Commission, the North Slope Borough, the World Wildlife Fund, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Western Alaska is in midst of one of the best salmon runs in decades, and that means fishermen are catching record numbers of chum.
As Chinook salmon make it to spawning grounds in Canada, subsistence fishing along the Yukon ebbs as fishermen await fall chums.
Owner Bruce Davis aims to to educate young people on the ins and outs of reindeer herding.
Approving the city utility’s annual fuel purchase, Nome’s City Council now has to find a new candidate for city manager.
The shack next to the city’s ice skating rink will be partly demolished after an electrical fire on Wednesday night.